Power and Pose

I just left* a Kehinde Wiley exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum (closes this SUNDAY, May 8!) and like good art, it has ignited an examination of myself and of society. The gaze. To look directly into the eyes of these black men, who are conveying power and vulnerability in a single gaze, moved me. … More Power and Pose

My sew-jo is back! 

Even though I did not adhere to the “creating every day” rule of the month-long challenge —at least not by the time I reached Week 3—I did succeed in breaking down the mental barriers that were keeping me out of the sewing room. … More My sew-jo is back! 

Creativity roadblocks

My creativity is buried somewhere over there…. This clutter has gotten out of control. Not only is my crafting space physically inaccessible, the general chaotic state of my crafting loft prevents me from achieving creative nirvana. I just can’t focus. Before any stash-busting can continue, there will be a reckoning. (I find that a glass … More Creativity roadblocks